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Posted in thread: In kettle filter on 03-21-2016 at 03:33 AM
If a piece of equipment were devised to allow separation of the trub and hops, (pellet) would
you all fellow Brewers be willing to put a little extra grain in the mash to allow for some of
the wort be...
Posted in thread: mash tun 1.5 bbl problem on 03-21-2016 at 03:18 AM
Brewing Science by Briggs, et al.Looks like you can do 15.8 lbs of dry milled grain by their
recommendations. I assume they are talking about a wedge wire false bottom. The perforated
stainless ones m...
Posted in thread: mash tun 1.5 bbl problem on 03-20-2016 at 03:48 AM
It is recommend that the loading on false bottom be:Dry milled grist: 160-175 kg/m2 (32.8-35.8
lb/ft2)Conditioned and milled grist: 170-210 kg/m2 (34.8-43.0 lb/ft2)Steep-conditioned and
milled grist: ...
Posted in thread: Fixing a hole in my keggle on 12-18-2015 at 05:05 AM
Hey all, It's taken me forever to get my hands on a keg to be able to make a keggle. Someone
picked one up for me but come to find out, it has a small hole drilled in the bottom. I'm
assuming for maki...
Posted in thread: Cavitation from sight glass after pickup tube installation on 12-12-2015 at 03:33 AM
A little more thought, I wonder if a smaller input/feed hole to the sight glass would help?
What I mean is, say the reduction bushing (if there is one) had a small hole in it like the cap
on top of th...
Posted in thread: E-kettle: How to install element? on 12-11-2015 at 03:16 AM
Wow, big time revival.
Posted in thread: Cavitation from sight glass after pickup tube installation on 12-10-2015 at 12:24 AM
The design will work great. It's just a matter of build cost vs drilling a new 1/2" hole.
Custom TC parts are pricey because there is a lot of linear weld length involved. You're
looking at a 2" long ...
Posted in thread: Cavitation from sight glass after pickup tube installation on 12-09-2015 at 11:44 PM
Fantastic idea!Thank youYeah, that's a cool idea Monti. Only thing that might be a pain is
cleaning it but hey, part of the job right.Thank you. I wondered about cleaning but being
triclover. I figure...
Posted in thread: Cavitation from sight glass after pickup tube installation on 12-08-2015 at 11:50 PM
Okay, I haven't seen this anywhere on the boards and based on everyone saying that utilizing 1
port for both a drain and a sight glass is a bad idea. This is the piece that needs to be made.
I don't h...
Posted in thread: Cavitation from sight glass after pickup tube installation on 12-07-2015 at 10:14 PM
You're right. Wasn't thinking. Path of least resistance is the right way to look at this.But
regardless, a greater restriction on the dip tube will cause more problems with sucking in air,
not reduce ...